The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Service Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 166 177 156
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 84 92 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.08% 0.98% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.03% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 60 61
Median daily rate £445 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £464 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £401 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.86% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £26.50 - £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +8.69%
Service Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7246 8896 9279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.55% 94.75% 93.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4211 5154 5056
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £260 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 502 506
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.89 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Service Manager in the job title.

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Manager across the South East region.

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Manager across the South East region.

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +41 32 £450 - 5
Berkshire -1 15 £325 -15.58% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 11 £444 +8.23%
Surrey +23 10 £458 -1.98% 5
Oxfordshire -5 5 £463 +34.54% 2
Middlesex -5 4 £450 +20.00% 1
Kent - 3 £525 -
West Sussex -1 1 £575 +43.75%
Isle of Wight - 1 £438 -
Service Manager
England

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, Service Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 97 (61.39%) ITIL
2 60 (37.97%) Service Management
3 56 (35.44%) Service Delivery
4 34 (21.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (17.72%) SLA
6 26 (16.46%) Finance
7 25 (15.82%) Service Design
8 23 (14.56%) ITIL Certification
9 21 (13.29%) Telecoms
9 21 (13.29%) ITIL V3
10 18 (11.39%) Security Cleared
11 17 (10.76%) Project Management
12 16 (10.13%) SC Cleared
13 14 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (7.59%) Transition Management
14 12 (7.59%) SharePoint
15 11 (6.96%) PRINCE2
16 10 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (6.33%) Change Management
16 10 (6.33%) Problem Management
17 9 (5.70%) Incident Management
17 9 (5.70%) Degree
17 9 (5.70%) Continuous Improvement
17 9 (5.70%) MS Office
17 9 (5.70%) Line Management
18 8 (5.06%) Configuration Management
19 7 (4.43%) IaaS
19 7 (4.43%) Analytics
19 7 (4.43%) Data Centre
19 7 (4.43%) Supplier Management

Service Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (7.59%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.16%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.53%) SAS
4 1 (0.63%) IIS
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (5.70%) MS Office
2 5 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.53%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.43%) IaaS
2 6 (3.80%) PaaS
3 5 (3.16%) Office 365
4 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.63%) SaaS
4 1 (0.63%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.80%) Internet
2 5 (3.16%) Broadband
2 5 (3.16%) DHCP
2 5 (3.16%) DNS
3 1 (0.63%) 3G
3 1 (0.63%) 4G
3 1 (0.63%) Firewall
3 1 (0.63%) LTE
3 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (2.53%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.63%) Big Data
2 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) JIRA
1 1 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (16.46%) Finance
2 21 (13.29%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.16%) Marketing
4 4 (2.53%) Advertising
4 4 (2.53%) French Language
4 4 (2.53%) Retail
5 3 (1.90%) Electronics
6 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.27%) Publishing
7 1 (0.63%) Automotive
7 1 (0.63%) Back Office
7 1 (0.63%) Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Billing
7 1 (0.63%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.43%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.16%) Digital TV
4 4 (2.53%) CMDB
4 4 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.90%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.27%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.27%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.63%) CESG
7 1 (0.63%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.63%) FMCG
7 1 (0.63%) Handset
7 1 (0.63%) NHS
7 1 (0.63%) PMI
7 1 (0.63%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.80%) Windows
2 2 (1.27%) Linux
2 2 (1.27%) Unix
2 2 (1.27%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.63%) MVS
3 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (61.39%) ITIL
2 60 (37.97%) Service Management
3 56 (35.44%) Service Delivery
4 34 (21.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (15.82%) Service Design
6 21 (13.29%) ITIL V3
7 17 (10.76%) Project Management
8 12 (7.59%) Transition Management
9 11 (6.96%) PRINCE2
10 10 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (6.33%) Change Management
10 10 (6.33%) Problem Management
11 9 (5.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (5.70%) Incident Management
11 9 (5.70%) Line Management
12 8 (5.06%) Configuration Management
13 7 (4.43%) Analytics
13 7 (4.43%) ITSM
13 7 (4.43%) Release Management
13 7 (4.43%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.27%) C
2 1 (0.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (14.56%) ITIL Certification
2 18 (11.39%) Security Cleared
3 16 (10.13%) SC Cleared
4 9 (5.70%) Degree
5 2 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.63%) ISEB
6 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.63%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (17.72%) SLA
2 5 (3.16%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.27%) Puppet
2 1 (0.63%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.63%) SCCM
2 1 (0.63%) SCSM
Vendors
1 7 (4.43%) SAP
2 5 (3.16%) Citrix
2 5 (3.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.16%) ServiceNow
3 4 (2.53%) CA
3 4 (2.53%) VMware
4 2 (1.27%) BMC
4 2 (1.27%) HP
4 2 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.63%) ArcSight
5 1 (0.63%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.63%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco
5 1 (0.63%) Fujitsu
5 1 (0.63%) Google
5 1 (0.63%) Intel Security
5 1 (0.63%) Remedy
5 1 (0.63%) SolarWinds
5 1 (0.63%) Splunk
5 1 (0.63%) Symantec
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